“ Brand: Claritin / Type: Allergy „
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Claritin tablets are basically non prescription tablets you take once a day for hayfever. You can take them to relieve other symptoms such as allergies, runny nose, sneezing, itchiness, sore throat or watery sore eyes but that is basically hayfever.
These Claritin tablets come in packs of 30 tablets 10 mg each- one to be taken a day and are as strong as they can be while allowing you to go about your day to day stuff. I had these on prescription ( unless I have got the name wrong ) for a few years a long time ago and they were very strong then combined with nasal sprays.
Their effectiveness for me has maybe changed due to the fact I have taken so many of these hayfever pills and become immune. I have bought them without going to the doctor and found they did not have any effect for me. I also have bought other brand name such as Piriton and they do not work for me. They fight the symptoms sought of indirectly, through your blood stream via the drug in the tablets (loratadine). I don't think that method will work for everyone, as you still need to remove the pollen from your eyes, clear your throat , and wash the pollen from your face and hair or you will not feel any effect from the tablets.
You can buy them from Amazon for £10 for a packet of 10 tablets, which sounds expensive, but they are prescription strength, just made available for OTC over the counter. I don't think everyone stocks them, and cheaper brands are available
I have has bad hayfever when I was younger, but now I get milder symptoms which I use eye drops, nasal spray , sunglasses and practical things like washing my face to remove the pollen in the evening when it is strongest. I do try these pills every few years when my hayfever gets bad, but I think I would have to take a whole pack every day to see a differnce. They are worth trying though if you have bad hayfever as they are powerful.
If you have severe liver problems you may need to take one tablet every other day
Do not use during pregnancy, or if you are breast feeding.
Do not give to children under the age of 2 years.
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